December 2017 - Volume 30 - Issue 10

  • Alexander R. Vaccaro, MD, PhD
  • 2380-0186
  • 2380-0194
  • 10 issues / year
  • Orthopedics 22/74, Clinical Neurology 98/192
  • 2.291

Read this focus issue​ designed to highlight controversial topics in spine surgery including the appropriate classification of​ injuries; the need for better outcome metrics in spine trauma; the need for surgery in thoracolumbar burst fractures; the management of geriatric odontoid fractures; the treatment of osteoporotic spine fractures; the management of the stiff spine; the value of surgery on neurologic impairment in the setting of a sacral fracture; and the treatment of hangman fractures. This focus issue should help guide surgeons such that they can offer their patients the most evidence-based treatment recommendations.

Publication by AOSpine Knowledge Forum Trauma​

Current Issue Highlights





Treatment of Axis Body Fractures: A Systematic Review

Kepler, Christopher K.; Vaccaro, Alexander R.; Fleischman, Andrew N.; More

Clinical Spine Surgery. 30(10):442-456, December 2017.